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|Founded||2011 (Canterbury, Kent)|
|Headquarters||Barnstaple, United Kingdom|
|Products||Clothing and Accessories|
Number of employees
In early 2014, 25% of the company was sold to private investor Nigel Robinson.
On 5 November 2016, Rupert and Buckley opened their new store in the city centre of Oxford. The opening was supported by rising BBC Introducing star Chris Smee.
On 9 October 2017, Rupert and Buckley were announced as the Official leisurewear partner to The Boat Race, for a period of 3 years. Supply the teams with all their off water apparel.
Branding and ProductsEdit
The brand name was a combination of the founder's surname and the name he'd like to call his first child. The company incorporated aspects of British heritage and sporting design in its products, and used a deep purple and dark yellow colour scheme for its packaging and in some of its products. The fashion label described itself as grassroots university derived styling and the image and style of the branding was for the university market.
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